Just installed six 50W LV halogen downlights using two transformers rated
I am happy with the effect apart from a noticeable flicker from the lights.
What is causing this flicker, the blubs or the transformers?
Aim to work one hour less this week than last week and get paid the same.
Assuming you have wired the two tansformers up (they should have been),
each separately supplying three lamps each and that both are
flickering, then you have a poor connection which is common to both on
the mains side.
If only three of the lamps are flickering, then look for a poor
connection on either the mains or low voltage side.... Most likely on
Both of the above assume no other lights in your house are suffering
Yep.... It could be almost anything. Poor connections in the mains
supply, a poor switch, or could even be a problem further towards the
supply, such as in an entirely different room.
If you listen carefully, you might even be able to hear the arcing
noise, where the poor connection is.
After searching all day for the bad connection I have noticed that the
flickering only starts after about 10 minutes of switching the lights on,
i.e. when they have warmed up.
So could it still be a bad connection?
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